OFNTSC Head Office: 1-905-768-3399; Brantford: 226-493-0225; Thunder Bay: 807-623-9595



The Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation (OFNTSC) offers a wide variety of services to Ontario First Nations and tribal councils. The OFNTSC’s Emergency Planning Service works with communities and tribal councils to provide:

  • Training on the five phases of emergency preparedness:
  • Phase One: Risk Assessment
  • Phase Two: Framework
  • Phase Three & Review: Tabletop Exercise
  • Phase Four and Review: Planning for a full scale exercise
  • Phase Five: Introduction to recovery

Services offered by the OFNTSC are free of charge to First Nations and tribal councils in Ontario. Please note that there are costs associated to attend training sessions, conferences and symposiums. Contact us today, to see how we can assist you.


  • Master emergency response plan created and available for emergency situations
  • Community control group identified and assigned roles and responsibilities
  • Loss of life kept to a minimum
  • Emergency services coordinated
  • Community members prepared for emergency event
  • Individuals will be able to prepare a 72hr emergency preparedness kit

The OFNTSC’s Emergency Planning Service will be working on these priorities for the next fiscal year:

  • Emergency response training (Provide training to First Nations for Phase’s one through four)
  • Emergency response field training exercise (Provide technical support to First Nations carrying out field exercises)
  • Training of emergency planning instructors
  • Training materials (research and develop exercise materials)
  • Develop 72 hour emergency kits
  • Incident response (provide advisory services to First Nations upon request)
  • First Nation emergency response plan review (assist in evaluating existing master emergency response plan with site visit to First Nation)

Contact Information:

If you have any questions in regards to the services offered by the OFNTSC, we invite you to make contact with one of our service centres. Please contact the Service Centre geographically located closest to you.

Thunder Bay:
1159 Alloy Drive, Suite 202
Thunder Bay, ON
P7B 6M8

Telephone: 807-623-9595

Toll Free: 1-888-892-8281

Fax: 807-623-2566

Email: paseguin@ofntsc.org  or reception@ofntsc.org


195 Henry Street
Building #4, Unit #3
Brantford, ON
N3S 5C9
Telephone: (226) 493-0225
Toll Free:  1-888-535-3383
Fax: (416) 651- 1673
Mississaugas of the Credit:
78 First Line Road
New Credit Commercial Plaza
Unit 202, Box 8
Hagersville, ON
N0A 1H0
Telephone: (905) 768-3399
Toll Free:  1-888-535-3383  
Fax: (905) 768-1999
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